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August Policy Digest

August Policy Digest  State Policy Update SRTS Research Update Earlier this summer, LiveWell Colorado’s policy department sent a survey to many of our partner groups and community organizations concerning Safe Routes to School (SRTS) to learn more about community perception... Read More

Farmers Markets: Connecting Consumers to Farmers, Food, and Community

National Farmers Market Week | August 6-12, 2017 Editor’s note: In honor of National Farmers Market week (August 6-12, 2017) we’re sharing this previously published post that highlights the many benefits farmers markets bring to our communities.  “But where are... Read More

Colorado Springs awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Colorado Springs has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Colorado Springs for its commitment to building a healthy community. The... Read More

Q&A with Angelle Fouther

LiveWell’s Director of Communications on equity, community, & work that makes a difference Angelle Fouther joined LiveWell Colorado as director of communications earlier this year. In this role, Angelle leads communications strategies to engage LiveWell’s audiences and partners and advance its... Read More

LiveWell in Action at Colorado School Nutrition Association Event

LiveWell’s School Food Initiative Chefs Stir Up Excitement at CSNA’s 2017 Conference in Denver LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) chef consultants were in action again at the Colorado School Nutrition Association’s (CSNA) annual summer conference held at the Colorado Convention... Read More

LiveWell Community Spotlight | Montrose, CO

How One Small Community is Creating Big Change In the small western Colorado city of Montrose you’ll find one of the greatest examples of what can happen when residents, nonprofit and community organizations, schools, local businesses, farmers, and city officials... Read More

School Food Initiative Spotlight | Chef Jessica Wright Shares Highlights from Idalia & Centennial

Two Tiny Districts Handle Big Changes While Honing Leadership Skills By Chef Jessica Wright, LiveWell Colorado School Food Initiative As a LiveWell School Food Initiative Chef, my work is mainly focused in two school districts, each with less than 250... Read More

July Policy Digest

LiveWell Policy Digest: July 2017 Local Policy Update Westwood Recreation Center A recreation center for Westwood will officially be a part of Denver’s general obligation bond which will be put to voters in November’s municipal election. Westwood is one of... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Expands in Year Two

LiveWell’s Healthy Food Access Program Reaches More Low-income Families, Supports Local Farmers & Economy Editor’s note: For more information about Double Up Food Bucks Colorado—including how it works, how to get involved,  free marketing materials to help spread the word, and... Read More

LiveWell’s 2016 Annual Report: Partnering to Create a Pathway to Healthy Living

Dear Partners, I am pleased to share LiveWell Colorado’s 2016 Annual Report with you all. The stories in this report represent but a snapshot of the many ways LiveWell partnered with organizations and individuals throughout the state in 2016. Our... Read More